LFC Daily News Clips | March 17, 2017

Good Morning

Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

RSD Superintendent Patrick Dobard is stepping down. He will become CEO of New Schools for New Orleans on March 27. Leadership and responsibility for the RSD’s statewide work will be assumed by current Assistant State Superintendent Kunjan Narechania, who will oversee the unification of schools in New Orleans and statewide school improvement efforts under the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), and by current Deputy RSD Superintendent Dana Peterson, who will oversee the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone (BRAZ), a system of type 2 charter schools, type 5 charter schools and other public schools educating Baton Rouge’s most disadvantaged youth.
Louisiana Department of Education Press Release: http://bit.ly/2mU01YW

Enjoy your weekend! – Paul


The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
Recovery School District leader Patrick Dobard resigns, signaling end of an era in New Orleans

The Advocate
RSD superintendent to step down, amid other leadership changes for state agency

RSD to change direction, leadership

Administrative changes announced at RSD as board prepares to reclaim NOLA schools

The Lens
School district outlines ethical safeguards after Lens report on ties between central office and charter group

The Courier
Our opinion: Let’s submit state’s education changes

The Advocate
Mentorship Academy gets charter extension through 2023, free now to buy downtown BR building; Istrouma High School name confirmed

The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com
McDonogh 42 charter goes to InspireNOLA, 4th manager since Katrina

Investing in teaching matters

The Twitter Feed

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American Federation for Children
(Press Release) Missouri House Passes Charter School Expansion

American Federation for Children
(Press Release) American Federation for Children Statement on White House FY 2018 Budget Outline

The American Spectator
Education Savings Accounts: The Great Peacemaker?

Education Week
Will More Charter Teachers Unionize?

Education Week
School Choice a Big Winner in President Trump’s Budget

The Daily Signal
Trump ‘Skinny’ Budget Blueprint Puts Department of Education on a Diet

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